THE BAREFOOT CONTESSA
Monday, August 2
(1954, Joseph L. Mankiewicz) Movie stardom by flashback from a rain-splashed funeral, as Mankiewicz mouthpiece Humphrey Bogart philosophizes (“Life louses up the script”) about the meteoric life of star Ava Gardner. With Edmond O’Brien’s Oscar-winning phone tirade as the publicity man. 35mm. Approx. 131 min.